Department of Justice

Definition of "Department of Justice"
  1. A federal executive department in the United States tasked with law enforcement and various related services. This department, led by the U.S. Attorney General, holds the largest workforce of attorneys, crime investigators, and law enforcement officers. There are different divisions assigned with specific responsibilities such as handling cases under federal antitrust, civil rights, criminal, environmental, and tax laws, among others.
How to use "Department of Justice" in a sentence
  1. The Department of Justice announced new measures to combat hate crime today.
  2. Under the guidance of the Department of Justice, a significant drug trafficking operation was dismantled.
  3. The Department of Justice's anti-trust division is investigating price-fixing allegations in the tech industry.

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